Mud’s Photo Fun

I have absolutely no idea what these seeds are. I don’t even remember when I acquired them or how that bag smoked… Luckily none of that will be relevant for this experiment.

I started off germing with my typical low budget, low tech method.

After a couple days with no results I went with the soak method.

One those 2 is still floating after 24 hours, so I pulled the first 2 out of the bag and tossed them in too. They immediately sank, so maybe there’s still some hope.

This grow will mainly be for experimentation and learning. I plan to manifold at least 1 of them and let 1 grow naturally just to see what happens and how their growth and progression differs.

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I’ve never had a seed sink and I’ve never had one not germinate. So don’t worry if they sink or float.

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Yup…I don’t go by if they sink or not.

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Still no roots or even any signs of cracking from any of them. Starting to get impatient. If none of the photo bag seeds I have on hand are viable these experiments will probably have to wait until next summer. Boooooo! We had some cool plans for these.

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I usually add a drop or three of hydrogen peroxide to the water I soak my seeds in, might help soften the hull. But I’m with @Bobbydigital. I just soak them for a day or until they sink. If they don’t sink, I still just plant them. I can’t remember having a seed not germinate that I didn’t look at and go “this probably isn’t going to germinate” when I planted it, immature bag seeds or whatever. Don’t overthink it! :v:

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I’ve just never had any take this long. Kinda strange.

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Maybe nice thick hull on them, could be a sign of hardy plants to come!

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I like the positive thinking! They may need to be hardy for some of the torture I plan to inflict on them. :laughing:

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Get it! Beat em up, they like it. :+1:

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Still nothing on these. Tossed 2 of them in soil. Nothing. I think these are nonstarters. :unamused:

Well, if they’re not taking up any space or anything, I’d give them another week, or two even. Mine have always popped in a couple few days after soaking and sowing, but I’ve read some take as long as 3 weeks, depending on your methods. I sure hope your wrong and they pop up after all. :crossed_fingers:

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Finally got 2 of these to pop. These will be part of the “his and hers” grow I’m doing with my girlfriend, along with the next round of Lemon Kush autos we planted tonight.

She’s learning the a basics on one of our LK autos now. Yhese will be her second and third plants, but her first plants that she will be growing essentially on her own and her first photo.

I will be manifolding my R.A.B.S. grow.

Mary and Pearl are hers. Sharon and JuJu are mine.

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You can follow the autos here…

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Sharon and Mary both sprouted last night, so we’ll finally have a little action in here soon. Pics of the babies tonight.

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Now the fun begins. These are random bag seeds, so fingers crossed we get lucky on gender. If we strike out, I’ll germ more. But for now, we have Sharon and Mary.

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Leggy, but not floppy. Except JuJuBee, the auto on the left. She’s a ground hugger. The photos seem strong. :slightly_smiling_face:

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All the babies are outside today. Sharon looks like she is ready to go and will be a prime candidate for some HST. Let’s go girls. Time to put in work!

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Sharon is still a hoss, but Mary is catching up. I topped up their soil today and straightened them up a bit in the process. Our little autos don’t seem bothered by the ProMix, but it seems to be a little hot for Sharon and Mary. Both of them have very uh… vibrant new growth.

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Got a bag the other day that probably would’ve been good stuff, if it had been treated decently. So far I’ve only found one seed, but it’s already between paper towels. lol

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Well, my girlfriend just messaged me that Sharon decided to say, “Eff you. I quit.” I might have been able to save her, if I was there, but no guarantees and trying to talk my girlfriend through it would be more difficult and frustrating than just germing another seed… :smirk::unamused: